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Carlos Vargas-Tames

Carlos Vargas-Tames

He is a sociologist of education who specializes in global education policy. His research and publications focus on the relationship between education, human rights, and well-being, the orientations and discourses of public policy, and their effects on society. He has worked for universities, civil society, international organizations, and local governments in Latin America and Europe implementing lifelong learning policies and analyzing their intersection with equity, inclusion, and social justice. 

Since 2015, he has worked for UNESCO, coordinating research on the social relevance and cultural pertinence of education on five continents. Currently, he leads the Section of Teacher Development at UNESCO’s Headquarters and the Secretariat of the International Task Force on Teachers for Education 2030.

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